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ARTEXPRESS: Teacher Workshop

April 27 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


The ARTEXPRESS Teachers’ Day provides a non-registered professional learning opportunity for Visual Arts, Photomedia and Design teachers to explore factors that support high level student outcomes, reflected in ARTEXPRESS bodies of works. The workshop will provide a deeper understanding of the practical elements of the Stage 6 HSC Visual Arts syllabus.

The workshop will be facilitated by two experienced Visual Arts teachers who have had consistently strong results and success in the Visual Arts Examination. During the Teacher Professional Learning session the facilitators will demonstrate how they approach the Body of Work and examination with their students.

ARTEXPRESS is a joint partnership of the NSW Department of Education and the NSW Education Standards Authority in association with the New England Regional Art Museum.


Date: Tuesday 27th April

Time: 8.30am-3pm

Cost: $80 plus booking fee. Includes Morning Tea, Lunch, and Teacher Resource Booklet

Cost with School Membership Discount: $70.00 plus booking fee. Includes Morning Tea, Lunch, and Teacher Resource Booklet

Teacher certificate of attendance 6 hours non-registered Professional Learning hours

Maximum 30 places available. Minimum number of participants required for event to run. BOOK HERE to ensure your spot.



8:30-9:00 Registration/coffee, meet and greet

9:00-9:30 Practical Artmaking Task

9:30-10:15 Gallery Tour and discussion of the exhibition and works

10:15-10:45 Morning tea

10:45-12:45 Teacher Professional Learning: Unpacking the Body of Work, developing teaching skills in Visual Arts Stage 6. Looking at strategies used by the facilitating teachers in their own practice including student interviews and Visual Art Diary examples.

2021 Art Express student talk by Elly Chapple and her perspective on completing a Body of Work

12:45-1:30 Lunch/networking

1:30-2:45 Practical artmaking reflection task. Looking at the Marking Guidelines, teachers will engage in the process of placing artworks created during the day into Bands.

2:45-3:00 Q & A to finish.



ARTEXPRESS is an annual series of exhibitions of exemplary artworks created by New South Wales visual art students for the Higher School Certificate examination. See more about ARTEXPRESS here: https://artexpress.artsunit.nsw.edu.au/



ARTEXPRESS Exhibition opening 10th April – 6th Jun

ARTEXPRESS Exhibition Launch, Friday 23rd of April 6pm, see website for booking closer to the date.

ARTEXPRESS Student Workshop, Monday 26th April, 9am – 3pm

ARTEXPRESS Teachers Day, Tuesday 27th April, 9am – 3pm


Image Credit: Jackson Moir, 21 Club, Drawing, Inverell High School.


April 27
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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